Renee Obringer, assistant professor of energy and mineral engineering, will give the seminar "Projecting Climate-Induced Shifts in Electricity Demand through Data Analytics," as part of the spring 2022 Energy of the Future seminar series.
The lakes that form on Antarctica's ice shelves can drive vertical cracks deep within the ice, increasing the chance of ice shelf collapse and sea level rise.
The Penn State Materials Research Institute (MRI) has announced the 2022 recipients of seed grants that will enable University faculty to establish new collaborations with partners outside their own units for the exploration of transformative ideas for high-impact materials science and engineering.
Chris Brida has been named director of development for Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Brida began his role on Feb. 23. He succeeds Sue Powell, who retired in January after a 38-year career with the University.
Penn State has nominated juniors Ellie Kim and Zachary Trdinich for the 2022 Astronaut Scholarship, which awards $15,000 to undergraduates in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields who intend to pursue a career in research.
Each year, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. These awards highlight many of the University's faculty and staff who go above and beyond.
Six University faculty members have received 2022 Faculty Scholar Medals for Outstanding Achievement.
Luis Ayala, William A. Fustos Family Professor of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State, is the recipient of the 2022 Howard B. Palmer Faculty Mentoring Award.
Researchers led by Penn State and the university of California, San Diego have discovered a new 'knob' to control the magnetic behavior of one promising quantum material, and the findings could pave the way toward novel, efficient and ultra-fast devices.
Two assistant teaching professors in Penn State's Department of Geography have received fellowships to a highly sought-after leadership development workshop for women educators in STEM and geospatial science.